Hundreds of cherry trees in full bloom lined the whole arch of tidal basin. As I walked along the water, with the cherry trees on my side , I was truly enchanted by the exuberance of their blossoms. (more…)
Boston is a walking city! Unless there is a blizzard or it is ridiculously humid outside nobody should be using public transport. It is also a great city for students – both local and international alike. Most sites and attractions offer student discounts while some shops will also give a discount to ISIC cardholders (see ISIC for details).
“Is it true that Montana has more cows than people”? Our Chinese friend, Qiong, was testing our knowledge of the state that we were travelling through. We were 5 international students in the car, from all over the world, on a roadtrip across the US. We hadn’t known each other before this trip. Peter, from Austria, had posted a forum for people to join in him on his road trip. The rest of us were people who had jumped in at the chance. (more…)
Traveling on a budget is no easy task, especially when there can be a multitude of places worth visiting. In New England, a great way to travel from state to state while being able to have plenty of lasting experiences is by journeying along the East coast. Depending on where you’re starting obviously impacts the trip, but let’s assume you’re venturing from south to north, beginning in Connecticut. (more…)